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Study of the internal structure of the dwarf planet Eris

Study of the internal structure of the dwarf planet Eris
Study of the internal structure of the dwarf planet Eris
21 Nov. 2023 08:01 a.m.

The vast expanse of space in our solar system. There are still many things that are mysterious. The dwarf planet Eris is one such mystery. Because this star is hidden at the far edge of Neptune. But this dwarf planet has eluded exploration.directly ever since Since it was discovered in 2005

The dwarf planet Eris is approximately 2,325 kilometers in diameter, slightly smaller than Pluto. But it stands out because it has a higher density of rocks. Making it 25% more massive than Pluto, astronomers at the University of California, Santa Cruz in the United States Recently revealed the mysterious nature of Eris. After studying the orbital movements of Eris and its moon Dysnomia, This makes it possible to discern important details about the internal structure and composition of the erys. Astronomers stated that Unlike Pluto, Eris has an ice-covered ocean beneath its surface. Because Eris is rich in rocks. Indicates a history of significant heat exposure. It is expected that Eris will experience heat at some point. causing the rock to sink into the center of the star It also indicates that there is no liquid ocean within Eris.

Eris is named after the Greek goddess of division. It orbits the Sun at an average distance of 68 times that of Earth. To complete one complete orbit around the Sun, It took 557 years, and the moon Dysnomia is named after the legendary daughter of the goddess Eris. It plays a role similar to the Earth’s moon. In terms of influencing the orbit of the mother planet.

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